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Tan-tung

/ˈtænˈtʊŋ/
noun
1.
the former spelling of Dandong
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Dandong

city, southeastern Liaoning sheng (province), northeastern China. Dandong is a prefecture-level municipality (shi), and the territory under its administration includes not only the municipal area but also several counties occupying the entire North Korean border zone of Liaoning. It is situated some 22 miles (35 km) from the mouth of the Yalu River.

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